Mass of christian burial is scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 29, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church for Agripina M. Leyba of Artesia, New Mexico.
Mrs. Leyba, 87, died Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Lovelace Medical Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Fr. Jorge Vargas will officiate at the services with burial to follow at Woodbine Cemetery. Pallbearers will be her grandsons.
A rosary will be recited Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Grace.
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Grace.
Agripina was a longtime Artesia resident. On July 31, 1955 she was married to Timoteo Leyba, Sr. in Artesia.
Agripina was a homemaker and loved all that entailed to provide and love on her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter Belinda Leyba-Vargas; and two brothers Jesus Marquez, Jr. and Oscar Marquez.
Survivors include her husband Timoteo Leyba, Sr. of the family home; daughter Maggie Leyba-Gomes of Artesia; son Tim Leyba, Jr. of Carlsbad, N.M.; sisters Mary Rubio of Artesia, Rosa Aguilar of Artesia, and Grace Lopez of Ruidoso, N.M.; brothers Lupe Marquez of Artesia, Henry Marquez Jemez Springs, N.M. and Jose Marquez of Espanola, N.M.; 9 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mom, I miss you! You are with our Lord, Mother Mary and the Angels. I will always cherish our talks, they are so special to me. Thank you for accepting me and continue to guide us always. I love you Mom.
Alice SanchezArtesia, NM
May Yahweh bless you with Shalom!
Thank you for a wonderful life.
Rest in peace!!
Jesus BrisenoLos Lunas, NM
Condolences to family. Where has time gone. God bless you and comfort you during these days.
Paul AlvarezArtesia, NM